Michaela is a bus driver who struggles to answer passengers in English. Her working hours are irregular: sometimes she works in the morning, other times in the afternoon or evening. With a flexible Supercomm programme, she can attend her English course in person one week and the next, she uses Skype on her smartphone. After every session, Michaela uses ALTAIR to revise the lesson and to prepare for the next one. In a year, she will pass the First Certificate!
Johann spent two years switching from one language school to another, before taking a SUPERCOMM QuickwinTest. Six months were enough to bring him up to C1 level, but what a pity that he and his company had to wait so long for him to get up to scratch. How many contracts were lost during this time?
Working in insurance in the US, Pamela had to follow her husband to Switzerland. Having left her friends and job, all she wanted to do was to return to the US. A three-month “French for Newcomers” programme enabled her to find a job and change her mind. Once settled, her expatriation became a true success. Her husband’s company had, without doubt, saved hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Wanting to improve the performance of its international telephone operators, this sports equipment manufacturer had them follow a coaching programme over the telephone, supported by product catalogues.
Less than six months later, their level of English had progressed, in record time, from A2 to B2.
Called in at the last minute, Anna, a construction engineer, had to give a presentation at the headquarters of her new client in Frankfurt. A language trainer with knowledge of Anna’s business sector accompanied her on the trip, helping her prepare her PowerPoint presentation and doing some role-play, so that she could have the confidence to get her points across and convince her audience. An example of optimal return on investment.
Often sidelined for language reasons during international cardiology conferences, this surgeon had to refresh his English quickly. After a few role-play sessions with one of our coaches, a trained journalist, he fearlessly took the floor at the next cardiology conference and presented his research with passion.